- (military) equipped and ready for service 2. [adj] - works well as a means or remedy 3. [adj] - producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect 4. [adj] - exerting force or influence 5. [adj] - able to accomplish a purpose 6. [adj] - existing in factFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=effective
• (n.) Specie or coin, as distinguished from paper currency; -- a term used in many parts of Europe. • (n.) One who is capable of active service. • (n.) That which produces a given effect; a cause. • (a.) Having the power to produce an effect or effects; producing a decided or decisive effect; efficient; serviceable; operative; ...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/effective/
able to accomplish a purpose; functioning effectively; `people who will do nothing unless they get something out of it for themselves are often highly effective persons...`-G.B.Shaw; `effective personnel`; `an efficient secretary`; ...Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
Successful. Producing the result you wanted.
Example: This nappy cream is very effective.
See also: effect, affect
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Effective is a database of predicted bacterial secreted proteins. ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Effective_(database)
[ Latin effectivus
: confer French effectif
.] Having the power to produce an effect or effects; producing a decided or decisive effect; efficient; serviceable; operative; as, an effective
force, remedy, speech; the effective
men in a regiment. «...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/E/10
producing the intended result.Found on http://users.ugent.be/~rvdstich/eugloss/DIC/dictio28.html
Producing the intended result. ... (18 Nov 1997) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
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